Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date, Specs, Price, News & Update: S8 To Feature Snapdragon 835

By Miah Spencer , Updated Nov 29, 2016 01:05 AM EST

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is getting so much attention. The 2017 flagship phone of the smartphone maker is still months away from its release date but everyone is already talking about it.

In February 2017, Samsung is expected to reveal the features of Galaxy S8 at the Mobile World Congress which will be held in Spain. Reports reveal that the upcoming device will be powered by a unique processor not yet present in other smartphones.

Samsung and Qualcomm recently announced the product of their collaboration which is the Snapdragon 835. The new processor for mobile devices is believed to be the most powerful so far. Galaxy S8 might be the first Android phone powered by the processor.

Better performance with Snapdragon 835

Samsung Galaxy S8 will charge faster with Snapdragon 835 because it has Quick Charge 4.0 technology. Not only will it speed the charging, the power consumption of the device will also be reduced by 40 percent.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Features

The 2017 flagship phone of Samsung will sport a 6 GB of RAM. There are speculations that the security for Galaxy S8 will be great as there will be an iris scanner or an optical fingerprint scanner. A virtual assistant will be included in the device.

The rumours about the removal of the physical home first started with Apple. The South Korean company is expected to do the same move for Galaxy S8. The upcoming smartphone will not have a physical home button as it will be embedded behind the tempered glass.

Gamenguide earlier reported that Samsung Galaxy S8 will have camera quality better than its predecessor, the Galaxy S7. The front lens will be at 18 megapixels while the rear camera will have 24 megapixels lens. Considering all the features of the smartphone, Galaxy S8 Info gave an estimated cost of $850 which sounds reasonable.

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